Reinke was born in 1963. He received a MFA from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 1993. His work has been screened at the Museum of Modern Art, New York (1996), the Art Gallery of Ontario (1996), and many international venues. He has curated The George Kuchar Experience, XYZ/Pleasure Dome and co-edited By the Skin of the Tongue: Artist Video Scripts. He has received support from the Canada Council, and the Toronto Arts Council. His work is distributed by V Tape and Videographe.